Useful Contacts Guide:
• Expatriate Quota Allocation Board
Office of the
Tel: +220 4224 102
A regulation that set up the board is intended to encourage businesses
to hire qualified Gambian staff. For hiring an expatriate, they
are required to pay around D2,000 tax annually.
• Immigration &
The IND is responsible for the issuance of:
A) Aliens Identity Card
B) National Identity Card
C) Passport issues
D) Residential Permit
Business Advisory Services
Bakau (Sait Matty Rd.)
Tel: +220 4496098
The service was set up to guide Gambian business persons in all
areas of business management so as to improve the productivity
of their businesses. It is focused on the development of small
scale entrepreneurship in the country and provides them with microfinance
This is the government agency responsible for issuing aliens'
ID cards, national identity cards, residential permits, work permits
and driving licenses. It is staffed by the IND.
Freight & Shipping
Transportation resources for relocating expats to Gambia such
as couriers, shipping companies and international air freight
Providers of legal assistance advising clients on The Gambia's
immigration and nationality laws, rules and regulations, visa
extensions, extended visitor permits, permanent residency, applications
for citizenship and passports.